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Cathy Lu

Cathy Lu  | student

Class of: 
Dec 2020 (Cohort 14)

Artist / Designer

Cathy Lu is a multimedia artist who has sparkling ideas, interesting thoughts and extensive skills within the VR game and design industry. Her academic achievements include a bachelor's degree in Informatics Cognate in Digital art, a minor degree for Oil Painting and Fine Arts from Indiana University, Bloomington. Besides creating tons of oil painting pieces, she also participated in various projects. Lu is involved in VR development, 3D game modeling, website development, technology assisting and installation art communication. With those experiences, she got familiar with Autodesk software such as Maya, Unity, Dreamweaver, Photoshop and Illustrator.

In 2018, Lu was responsible for interactive art and installation design for Shanghai Hirain Digital Technology Co, Ltd in China, where she concentrated on story board drafting, theme and entertainment design, and the visual art communications design aspects of the projects; she also took charge of communicating and corresponding with clients and teammates in different departments and with different supervisors. 

Lu worked as visual communication designer in 2016 for GOLS Technology. She was responsible for the design issues of the advertising materials, PowerPoint presentations, and also GOLS website and publicity materials. 

During the year of 2018-2019, Lu worked on a design and research project which aims to develop and design a VR game for ICU patients in Indianapolis IU health hospital to relieve pain for patients. Meanwhile, doctors can estimate the health and mental status of patients through their feedback on the game. 

Cathy Lu is currently enrolled in the Master of Digital Media program, her focus mostly will be learning further knowledge of VR game developing, 3D modeling and media productions. She hopes to work in the gaming industry as a 2D/3D artist or technical artist.

Skill Sets: 
2D Designer
3D Designer
Concept Artist
Game Designer
Marketing / Communication Specialist
Technical Artist
Project Manager
Unity Programmer
Web Developer (HTML/CSS/Java Script...)

Projects: Smart Watch App with Samsung